2018-19 ORU Track and Field News

  • Purnell Claims Triple Jump Title at Arkansas Qualifier
    February 15, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Jaden Purnell was the only competitor for the Oral Roberts track and field team Friday during the Arkansas Qualifier, but did not disappoint, winning the men's triple jump inside the Randal Tyson Track Center.
  • ORU Track Signs OKC Sprinter Jackson
    February 12, 2019
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of Kevin Jackson, Jr., out of Midwest City High School in Oklahoma City.
  • Wells' Record Highlights Hurdler Dominance at Indoor Gorilla Classic
    February 09, 2019
    PITTSBURG, Kan. – Sasha Wells used an Oral Roberts record-breaking time of 8.48 seconds to win the 60 meter hurdles and was joined by Israel Nelson to sweep the hurdles Saturday at the 4th Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic.
  • #ORUTF Finishes Opening Day at Indoor Gorilla Classic
    February 08, 2019
    PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Oral Roberts track and field team capped the opening day of the 4th Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic Friday at the Robert W. Plaster Center.
  • Purnell's Record-Breaking Leap Highlights J.D. Martin Invite
    February 02, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – On his sixth and final leap in the triple jump, Jaden Purnell shattered his Oral Roberts record Saturday for the track and field team during the J.D. Martin Invitational hosted by the University of Oklahoma.
  • Golden Eagles Cap Busy Weekend at Mark Colligan Memorial
    January 26, 2019
    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Oral Roberts track and field team capped its busy weekend winning three times Saturday during the Mark Colligan Memorial hosted by the University of Nebraska at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
  • Three Titles Pace #ORUTF at Prairie Wolf Invite
    January 25, 2019
    LINCOLN, Neb. – Led by Matt Owen, Brad Dormeus and Christina Ollison's event titles, the Oral Roberts track and field teams closed its first of two weekend meets Friday during the Prairie Wolf Indoor Invitational hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan. The limited squad competed inside the University of Nebraska's Bob Devaney Sports Center.
  • Strong Showing for ORU Track and Field at Arkansas Invitational
    January 11, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Oral Roberts track and field teams posted four event titles Friday during the Arkansas Invitational on its way to a strong showing inside the Randal Tyson Track Center.
  • Golden Eagles Fourth in Indoor Track and Field Preseason Polls
    November 30, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts men and women were both predicted to finish fourth in The Summit League's Indoor Track and Field preseason poll released Friday determined by a vote from the league's coaches. South Dakota State's men and the North Dakota State women were picked as the league favorites.
  • Five Titles Highlight Season Debut for ORU Indoor Track and Field at KU
    November 30, 2018
    LAWRENCE, Kan. – With five event titles to its credit, the Oral Roberts track and field team opened its indoor season Friday at the Bob Timmons Challenge hosted by Kansas at the Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
  • ORU Opens Indoor Track and Field Season at Kansas Friday
    November 29, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's track and field teams open the 2018-19 indoor season Friday at the Bob Timmons Challenge hosted by the University of Kansas inside Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
  • ORU Track Inks Kinteh from Bahamas
    November 20, 2018
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of LaKelle Kinteh during the early signing period.
  • DeSoto Standout Signs with ORU Track
    November 19, 2018
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of Donovan Smith during the early signing period.